TITLE

Surgical Clips: A Cause of Late Recurrent Gallstones

AUTHOR(S)
Herline, Alan J.; Fisk, John M.; Debelak, Jake P.; Shull, Harrison J.; Chapman, William C.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Sep1998, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p845
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a medical case study involving the formation of gallstones around surgical clips after cholecystectomy. Incidence of clip migration into the common bile duct and obstruction; Factors which may increase the incidence of clip cholelithiasis.
ACCESSION #
1052794

 

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